person of size

person of size

Politically correct term for an obese or very overweight person. It has been airlines' policy for a number of years to make persons of size purchase two seats on every flight they take.
See also: of, person, size
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The author, Rebecca Jane Weinstein, a person of size herself, understands the struggles that so many experience living in a world with a "war on fat.
We are not a diet site, a medical reference, or a "fat power" site, said Peter Meluso, co-founder and creative force behind Nation of Size, and himself a person of size.
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